Albany,NY – Senator Dean Skelos is spending his first full day as Senate Majority Leader, following a fast moving and often poignant series of events that led to his elevation to the most powerful Republican post in the state. WAMC's Capital Correspondent Karen DeWitt has more...
Poughkeepsie, NY – One of the bills that made it thru the end-of-the-session flurry in Albany was half a million dollars in state funds for waterfront development in Poughkeepsie. Susan Barnett reports.
New York, NY – New York's top court has affirmed dropping four claims against former chairman New York Stock Exchange Chairman Richard Grasso, dealing a major setback to the legacy of former Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. WAMC's Dave Lucas explains. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
New York, NY – Lawyers for New York City claim 30 percent of those suing in federal court claiming ground zero-related illnesses don't have serious health problems. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
NY – Metropolitan Transportation Authority board members voted yesterday [Wednesday] to give up their lifetime passes through the agency's tolls and transit system. The perk had drawn fire amid a financial crunch at the M-T-A. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – Senator Charles Schumer says the government is risking seniors' financial information by putting their full Social Security numbers on their Medicare cards. WAMC's Dave Lucas explains. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
MA – Low-cost home computers, intensive summer classes and longer school days are among the latest batch of education initiatives being unveiled by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.